|Pages/Publication Date:||520 / 2019|
Over two nights in 1969, the young followers of Charles Manson murdered seven people, and the subsequent trials made Manson into one of history's most infamous criminals. Twenty years ago, when journalist Tom O'Neill was reporting a magazine piece about the murders, he worried there was nothing new to say. After a tense interview with prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi, he unearthed shocking evidence of a cover-up behind the official story, including police carelessness, legal misconduct, and potential surveillance by intelligence agents. Starting fresh, O'Neill offers here a revisionist account of one of the most sensational crimes of the century.